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Business Corner (Calls and Jobs)

Welcome to EU4Algae’s business corner, dedicated to providing up-to-date information on algae- related opportunities in the EU. Our database is a valuable resource for anyone interested in participating in tenders or calls related to algae research, development, and commercialization.

Our database covers a wide range of opportunities, including research grants, development projects, innovation challenges, and business partnerships. Whether you are a researcher, entrepreneur, or industry professional, our database provides access to a wealth of opportunities that can help you advance your career and achieve your goals.

Here are some of the types of opportunities covered in our open call/tender database:

  • Research grants: Our database includes information on various grants available for algae research, including government grants, private foundation grants, and corporate-sponsored grants.
  • Development projects: We provide information on development projects related to algae, such as those focused on improving cultivation methods, developing new products, or scaling up production.
  • Innovation challenges: Our database covers innovation challenges related to algae, which provide opportunities to showcase new ideas and technologies and compete for prizes or funding.
  • Business partnerships: We provide information on business partnership opportunities related to algae, such as joint ventures, collaborations, and licensing agreements.

In addition to our database of opportunities, the EU4Algae Forum also provides access to valuable resources to help you prepare for and succeed in your endeavours. Our Working Groups allow you to connect with like-minded individuals and engage in discussions on various algae-related topics, while our knowledge library offers you the latest resources related to the European algae industry.

At our open call/tender database, we are committed to providing high-quality, relevant, and up-to- date information on algae-related opportunities. We strive to be a reliable and comprehensive source of knowledge for anyone interested in pursuing opportunities related to algae research, development, and commercialization.

  • Call for Scaling-up EU Cultivation of Algae and Shellfish (Procedure reference number: CINEA/2023/OP/0018) - Deadline date: 19 February 2024, 15:00 Brussels time. More information here.
  • Call for Impact of the Development of Novel Foods Based on Alternative Sources of Proteins (Call identifier: HORIZON-CL6-2024-FARM2FORK-01-7) - Deadline date: 22 February 2024 17:00 Brussels time. More information here.
  • EIC Accelerator Challenges (Work Programme 2024) 
  • □ To improve the sustainability, efficiency, and resilience of the European food supply chain through decoupling food production from the soil and minimising environmental impacts including water pollution.

    à Apply anytime, cut-offs: 13 March 2024, 3 October 2024

  • CBE JU has published its Annual Work Programme for 2024, including information about the next call for project proposals. €213 million will be dedicated to advancing competitive circular bio-based industries in Europe across 18 topics. More information here.

Save the date! 

  • The CBE JU Info Day 2024 is planned for 23 April 2024 in person in Brussels, with ample face-to-face networking opportunities. The sessions will also be streamed online. The call for proposals will open on 24 April 2024, and the call deadline is planned for 18 September 2024. 

    The CBE JU budget for calls comes from Horizon Europe, the EU’s research and innovation funding programme. Each euro of public funding will be complemented by private investments. The topics for submission will be published on the EU’s Funding & tender opportunities portal.
  • The BlueInvest Day 2024 is planned for 7 March 2024 in hybrid format. Don't miss the opportunity to be a part of this transformative event that shapes the future of the Blue Economy.
  • The European Ocean Days is planned for 4-8 March 2024 in person in Brussels and will be a week of events related to European maritime topics. More information here.


The European Algae Biomass Association (EABA) is a member of the EU4Algae consortium. Here you will find information on past and upcoming webinars and events. Please also contribute to the NAFF repository about Algae consumption in Europe before 15 May 1997.